Palermo Region drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Palermo

Ferramenta

Once a hardware store, this genuinely cool, piazza-side bar-eatery now fixes long days with well-mixed cocktails and clued-in vino. Rotating wines by the glass might include a natural white from western Sicily or an…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Palermo

Bocum Mixology

Decked out in contemporary art and eclectic objets, bohemian Bocum was Palermo’s first proper cocktail bar and remains one of its best. While the ground-floor cantina is a fine spot for cognoscenti wines and DOP sal…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Palermo

Hic! La Folie du Vin

Hugely popular with 30- and 40-plus locals, Hic! is never short of a fun crowd, spilling out onto the footpath in a sea of banter and reasonably priced vino. The latter includes lots of Italian, French and German dr…
Cafe in Palermo

Caffetteria Rizzuto

A flat white in Sicily? Si! This family-heirloom cafe flies the flag for Third Wave coffee, brewing beans from numerous Italian specialty roasters. Espresso-based coffees are made using a retro San Marco machine, wi…
Wine Bar in Palermo

Enoteca Buonivini

Thirsty suits flock to this bustling, urbane enoteca (wine bar), complete with bar seating, courtyard and a generous selection of wines by the glass. There's no shortage of interesting local drops, not to mention ar…
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St'orto

In the evenings, arty, indie types spill onto the cobbled street at this tiny, much-loved cafe-bar. Cocktails start at a reasonable €5, with other libations including craft beers, thoughtfully chosen Sicilian wines …
Wine Bar in Palermo

Pizzo & Pizzo

Divided into a wine bar-cum-restaurant and next-door deli-bistro, Pizzo & Pizzo is a great place for aperitivo, with complimentary morsels like cucumber topped with ricotta mousse, spicy orange marmalade, mustar…
Cafe in Palermo

Ideal Caffè Stagnitta

This historic coffee roaster is now also a cafe, with tables dotting one of Palermo's most picturesque cobbled streets. People-watch over a single-origin coffee or, better still, a gelato affogato al caffè, a cheeky…
Wine Bar in Palermo

Enoteca Butticè

Chipped concrete floors, old sewing machines turned tables and a gramophone turned lamp: welcome to one of Palermo's most eclectic (and best) wine bars, where chatty crowds pour onto the street and the blackboard is…
Bar in Palermo

Botteghe Colletti

Red theatrical curtains, old wooden cabinets and vintage curiosities: this snug bar pulls a mixed-aged crowd of artists, students and general bohemians, who clutch drinks, nibble on aperitivo bites and spill out ont…